However you choose to store your firewood, never stack your firewood next to your stove, chances are it might ignite. There have been a number of instances where firewood stored next to a stove have ignited and resulted in fire damage to properties.
Fire wood is often kept outside to allow it to naturally season, so it may seem natural to store bags of fire wood open to the elements. But when handled incorrectly, even polythene bags can rip and tear. Fire wood stored in poor conditions will re-absorb moisture and deteriorate; eventually the logs may start decomposing.
Bags don’t need to be closely covered as this can lead to sweating
Do not store firewood on moist ground
Do not store bags of firewood open to the elements
Bags should be protected drom direct rain
Ensure firewood is kept off the ground possibally stored on a pallett
Allow air to circulate a pallet will let air flow beneath it
Ready to Burn logs are already low in moisture and more readily catch alight. Placing logs or other combustible material too near to heat sources may cause them to ignite
Placing logs or other combustible material too near to heat sources may cause them to ignite